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Algorithm
A set of steps that tell how to solve a problem.
Boolean expression
An expression that evaluates to either True or False.
Counter
A variable used to store a value that is updated by a constant valuse
Decision structure
A statement that uses a condition to determine which set of statements to execute.
Lifetime
The duration in which a declared variable exists in memory.
Logical operators
Operators (And,Or, and Not) that may be used to form a Boolean expression.
Nested statements
One or more statements within a statement.
Pseudocode
An algorithm written in both English and program code.
Relational operators
Operators (=,<,<=,>,>=, and <>) that can be used to form a Boolean expression.
Roundoff error
Occurs when a floating point number cannot be exactly represented in binary notation by the computer.
Static variable
A variable with a local scope but a lifetime the duration of the program.
Update
To increment a counter variable.